This position is based on Stanford's main campus with consideration given to the option for a hybrid work schedule (partially onsite and offsite), subject to operational need. Interested candidates must include a resume and cover letter to be considered for this position.
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The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability has a unifying goal of creating a future in which humans and nature thrive together in concert and in perpetuity. The school's unique three-part structure consisting of departments to drive scholarship and educate students, institutes to innovate across disciplines, and an accelerator to drive policy and technology solutions reimagines how universities can contribute to the planet's sustainability. We focus on creating knowledge and scaling solutions that benefit our local community and people globally, while also creating a school community that is inclusive of all people.
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Precourt Institute for Energy
The mission of Stanford University's Precourt Institute for Energy is to spark the creativity, collaboration, learning, and leadership needed for the global energy transformation. The initiatives, research centers and programs of the Precourt Institute fund research at Stanford with the potential to solve the toughest energy challenges from science and engineering to policy and economics. The institute disseminates the achievements of the wider Stanford ENERGY community. The institute sponsors courses and a postdoctoral program, and it supports Stanford students interested in energy. The Precourt Institute works with industry, entrepreneurs, and policymakers for the deployment of Stanford solutions, and it engages stakeholders at events like the Global Energy Forum.
Stanford University has close to 300 faculty involved in energy research and education across a wide set of disciplines, from science and engineering to energy markets, finance, regulations and policy. The Precourt Institute for Energy interacts with these Stanford faculty and research scholars to gain unbiased knowledge of energy issues and an early awareness of breakthrough energy technology trends.
The Precourt Institute for Energy is seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as Marketing and Outreach Director to manage and advance the institute's marketing, outreach, and media strategies for the institute and its respective initiatives and programs. This leadership role will develop and execute on strategic plans for the institute's communication and marketing objectives, collaborate with leadership on marketing and evolving brand strategy across the institute's many research and education units under its direction, expand its social media presence including collaboration for podcast productions, evaluate effectiveness for marketing campaigns and improve outreach approaches via email channels and other services, gauge trends to improve marketing tactics, partner with the Doerr School of Sustainability on aligning goals for marketing and branding, support production of consistent and integrated marketing materials such as annual reports and marketing collateral for the institute and its research initiatives and education programs, and lead outreach collaboration processes and management practice. The expectation is the marketing and outreach director will successfully manage broad diverse responsibilities and have strong strategic expertise and problem-solving skills, highly effective relationship development abilities, proficient influential aptitude to work effectively with diverse teams and come to understand what is paramount for the institute. This role will report directly to the institute's chief of staff, work in partnership with the Doerr School for Sustainability Associate Dean of Marketing and Communications, and collaborate closely with the institute's communication director, other senior institute leadership and broadly with the Stanford Energy community.
Your responsibilities will include:
Develop, manage, and execute strategic and cohesive marketing plans and strategies to meet the institute's mission and objectives.
Working closely with the institute's communications director, create and manage the execution of an integrated communication approach which leverages marketing and branding strategy, incorporating appropriate channels (i.e., web, print, email, online).
Define and conduct market research, including competitive benchmarking, identification of market opportunities, and campaign/program/service/event analysis.
Use research results to make tactical decisions regarding strategic marketing direction, product segmentation and customer targeting.
Communicate marketing plans across the institute, its ecosystem, and Doerr School to educate and influence stakeholders
Build partnerships with product, service, program, and event managers among other institutes, departments, and schools.
Partnering with the institute's managing directors, expand media marketing, including development and coordinated growth of podcast productions among the institute's many initiatives and diverse programs.
May oversee or guide event management to support marketing objectives.
Manage key vendor and consultant relationships.
Scope and manage project/program budget(s).
May oversee interns and other contingent staff; provide staff training.
- The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
To be successful in this position, you will need
Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience; or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with senior leaders.
Extensive knowledge of strategic analysis, customer segmentation strategies and business and marketing planning.
Demonstrated experience in integrated marketing strategy and execution across channels including digital, and print.
Demonstrated application of market research and data analysis.
Excellent project manager with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrated experience presenting to senior management.
The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:
Familiarity with the fields of energy and the environment
High level of diplomacy and relationship management
Familiarity with Stanford University policies, procedures, and systems
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
The expected pay range for this position is $127,000 to $161,000 per annum / hour.
Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.
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Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.
Why work at Stanford?Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment. How will it change you?
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